What is Marcopoloni?

Our goal is to bring people like you, who cherish and appreciate fine artistry, closer to the artisans who create them. Everything we offer is handmade by carefully-selected artisans who pour their love and pride into each piece of work.

Much as Marco Polo brought the Western world in contact with the treasures of the Far East in the late 13th century, Marcopoloni strives to put you in touch with beautiful handmade goods from around the world!

Happy Halloween!

Marco as Roberto Baggio

Marco looks pretty tough as Roberto Baggio

I did not grow up with Halloween. So I never got to experience the excitement, and I know that I would have liked it because I have one ginormous sweet tooth. On second thought, that’s probably a good thing as I would be completely toothless now.

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We Need Totti Back!

I have been silent for a few weeks as the birth of my son Marco has kept me away from soccer for a few weeks. Not much has changed except for a couple of things: Roma has tied the last two games without Totti in its lineup. And Juventus keeps on getting referee favors . . . → Read More: We Need Totti Back!

Roma Is Unbelievably Good

After seven games played Roma (21) has won seven games, scored 20 goals and allowed just 1 (in a 3-1 victory). On Saturday Roma beat Inter (14) in Milan and proved that it can handle any team, anywhere, even one with some aspirations. Next week Roma plays Napoli at home, the only other team . . . → Read More: Roma Is Unbelievably Good

Roma Looks Unstoppable

Roma has convinced me that it deserves this championship. I believe that Napoli is going to be the contender. Juventus instead is using the referee crutch and has already lost credibility. . . . → Read More: Roma Looks Unstoppable

Inter Flexes Its Muscles

Inter continues an impressive positive streak against Fiorentina at home and demonstrates that it hopes to finish the season towards the top of the table. . . . → Read More: Inter Flexes Its Muscles

It Is A Different Inter This Year

Inter destroyed Sassuolo today 7-0. But all the top five contenders won and the standings are unchanged. The most impressive victory was by Napoli at Milan’s expense. I now see Napoli and Roma as legitimate (not accidental) table leaders. Lazio and Milan have already lost touch with the top of the table. . . . → Read More: It Is A Different Inter This Year

Inter Survives the Juventus Test

Inter rose to the Juventus challenge and tied against it by scoring first. But it couldn’t rise further and beat a strong opponent. It seems that Inter can have a good season and perhaps even rise to the third spot. . . . → Read More: Inter Survives the Juventus Test

First Time in 10 Years Inter Wins Its First Two Matches of The Season

I have been and Inter fan for as long as I can remember. With few exceptions, the disappointments have been a constant. This year should be no different, but a 2-0 start casts a shadow of a doubt. . . . → Read More: First Time in 10 Years Inter Wins Its First Two Matches of The Season